Joe Shirley was promoted to Assistant Athletics Director/Athletic Facilities in June of 2005. His responsibilities include maintaining and distributing the scheduling database for all athletic facilities as well as coordinating the annual maintenance and renovation of Athletic Facilities.
For two years, Joe has served as the co-advisor for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. He led the committee's community service efforts, developing contacts and opportunities with the Franciscan Hospital and the Children's Hospital. His efforts were recognized by the college in May of 2005 when he was named a recipient of the Reverend John R. Trzasca S.J. Award in recognition of Leadership and Service to the Boston College community.
Shirley began at Boston College in 1999 as the Assistant Equipment Manager and was named Head Equipment Manager at BC in January 2001. He worked extensively with the Eagles' football team, supervised equipment operations for 32 varsity sports and managed contracts with Reebok and Champion.
Shirley, a 1994 Northeastern graduate with a degree in criminal justice, served as the head equipment manager at Northeastern from 1994-99 and also served as the athletic merchandise coordinator.
Shirley, a native of Edison, N.J., now resides in Dedham, Mass., with his wife, Amy, and their three children, daughters Morgan and Jordan, and son Joseph.